Newport County, Rhode Island, Vacation Homes for Sale at Three Price Points

The spirit of the Gilded Age is alive and well near Newport. Not a Rockefeller? You can still carve out your own slice of paradise.

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What You Get for $750,000

At 3,700 square feet, this sprawling Portsmouth townhome features a floor plan as free-flowing as the nearby Sakonnet River, visible from nearly every room in the house. Luxury touches—such as the wine cellar, lower-level home gym, and three spectacular mahogany riverfront decks—will make you feel like you’re living in your own private resort, as will Leeward Shores’ shared amenities, including a community beach, a tennis court, an in-ground pool, and a deep-water dock.

Address: 297 Water St., Unit D1, Portsmouth
Stats: 3 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, 3,696 square feet
Listing Price: $759,900
Listing Agent: Carol Guimond, Coldwell Banker/Guimond Realty, 401-625-5878,

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What You Get for $1 Million

Once owned by Newport politico and coal king Lewis Brown, this historical home—amid the bustling Newport Yachting Village—dates to the early 1860s. Original period details such as cascading chandeliers, hardwood floors, and grand handcarved wooden mantels are juxtaposed with 21st-century necessities, including a renovated gourmet kitchen and remodeled bathroom.

Address: 378 Spring St., Newport
Stats: 6 bedrooms, 5.5 bathrooms, 2,840 square feet, 0.14 acres
Listing Price: $989,000
Listing Agent: Kendra Toppa, Lila Delman Real Estate International, 401-789-6666,

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What You Get for $3 Million

Not swept away by the panoramic views of Narragansett Bay? Perhaps the private beach will float your boat. Wake up to views of Newport landmarks such as Plum Beach Lighthouse and the Mount Hope Bridge right from your bedroom, then spend the rest of the day soaking up the sun on the property’s expansive decks. Custom designed by Ralph Lauren Interiors, the home’s crisp, nautical-inspired white-and-navy décor will connect you with your beachy surroundings.

Address: 157 Newport Beach Dr., Portsmouth
Stats: 4 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms, 4,200 square feet, 0.4 acres
Listing Price: $2,999,000
Listing Agent: Arthur Chapman, the Bellevue Group, William Raveis, 401-846-3800,


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